Hollywood showered actress Pamela Anderson with praise for her makeup-free appearance at Paris Fashion Week.
Actress Jamie Lee Curtis shared two photos of the 56-year-old Anderson attending the Isabel Marant Spring/Summer 2024 womenswear fashion collection presentation on Wednesday, lauding her as a trailblazer in the “natural beauty revolution.”
“[Pamela Anderson] in the middle of fashion week with so many pressures and postures, and and and, this woman showed up and claimed her seat at the table with nothing on her face. I am so impressed and floored by this act of courage and rebellion,” Curtis wrote in her caption.
In response to Pamela Anderson’s makeup-free appearance, comedian Chelsea Handler expressed her admiration, commenting, “That’s pretty iconic.”
Actress Selma Blair shared her admiration, stating, “Love this. Beautiful self assuredness.(sic)”
Actress Alyssa Milano complimented Anderson, calling her “So gorgeous.”
Instagram users chimed in with their praise as well.
“And she’s even more beautiful without the makeup,” one user wrote.
Another user commented that this was “the best” they’ve “ever seen her.”
“Gorgeous!” added another user, emphasizing the genuine beauty in Anderson’s natural appearance.
Another user highlighted the societal pressures imposed on women by the beauty industry.
The user pointed out that the decision to wear or not wear makeup might seem like a choice, but emphasized the significant influence exerted by industries and societal expectations, making the matter less straightforward than it appears.
Additionally, someone stood up for Anderson against her detractors.
The user firmly stated that anyone criticizing her should be disregarded. They highlighted the courage displayed by Anderson, emphasizing that the responses from people underlined the significance of her choice. According to the user, women deserve to feel at ease in their natural selves, and they should never be pressured to conform to specific appearance standards, especially if wearing makeup hinders that comfort.
On Sunday, Anderson addressed her decision in a post on her Instagram page.
“An adventure in Paris with fresh eyes. There is beauty in self acceptance, imperfection and love,” she wrote.